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3rd Quarter, 2009

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  1. Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 05:21:50 -0400
    Name:: Indian Mason
    Location:: New Delhi, India

    RQFC-topic: Masonic Temple in Dalhousie town of the Himachal-Pradesh state in India
    RQFC Details: I would like to interact you if you - have been to the Masonic Temple in Dalhousie town of Himachal Pradesh state in India - or, know some one who has been there as a Mason. One can see pictures at the link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/freemasonry/ by clicking the image of a statute on top right or the caption below it saying "Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India."

  2. Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 22:22:01 -0400
    Name:: Basil
    E-mail:: Mahafzah
    Location:: Amman, Jordan
    Lodge:: Rockwall # 157
    Lodge Loc'n:: Rockwall,Texas
    Office:: Master Mason
    Message:: there is lodge in Jordan in jabal Amman they meet every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month accept July,Auguste, September
    RQFC-topic: arabic lodges

  3. Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:24:03 -0400
    Name:: Dr. Robert M. Sprague
    E-mail:: Dspra16951@aol.com
    Location:: Grand Blanc, MI, USA
    Lodge:: Linden Lodge 132
    Lodge Loc'n:: Linden, MI
    Message:: I am doing research on my family and found reference to the Mount Moriah Lodge #37. Trying to determine if my ancesters were members.
    RQFC-topic: Sprague Family History
    RQFC Details: I am applying for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. I am trying to determine if my ancesters (Major Joshua Sprague, Samuel Sprague, or Nehemiah Sprague) were members of the Masons.

  4. Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 19:31:43 -0400
    Name:: Francois Blaauw
    E-mail:: francois@aladdinnam.com
    Location:: Windhoek Namibia
    Lodge:: Lodge Benguela
    Lodge Loc'n:: Windhoek Namibia
    Office:: Bible Bearer

    RQFC-topic: Duties of the bible bearer

  5. Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 18:49:59 -0400
    Name:: Gerald Hayden FORMAN
    E-mail:: moosie05@comcast.net
    Location:: Berkeley, CA, USA
    Message:: I'm searching for the past history as well as membership records from the Plymouth Lodge #560, Oakland, CA from 1950 -1985.
    RQFC-topic: Plymouth Lodge #560, Oakland, CA
    RQFC Details: Searching for records of the Plymouth Lodge #560, Oakland, CA. where Hayden Forman was a Master Mason 1951-1964.

  6. Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 15:08:03 -0400
    Name:: Wm J. Baugh
    E-mail:: joe_baugh@hotmail.com
    Location:: Benton AR , U S A
    Lodge:: Congo Lodge 743 F&AM
    Lodge Loc'n:: www.congomasoniclodge.org
    Office:: Sr . Deacon
    Message:: Good find on a great web site...Keep up the good work.
    RQFC-topic: Widows Sons Masonic Riding Asso.
    RQFC Details: We travel the world to raise Masons.

  7. Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 20:49:26 -0400
    Name:: Robin Emerson
    E-mail:: MusicMom29@aol.com
    Location:: Point Pleasant N.j
    Message:: I truly respect the Masonic tradition and was very pleased when I received theMasonic papers re. my great grand father. Any info would be greatly appreciated.Thankyou
    RQFC-topic: May 1 ,1894
    RQFC Details: Augustus Mc Guire was a member in good stnding of Lookout Lodge No 131.Signed by Grand Marshal Horace H Burbank. registered Book 1 p 389. any info reguarding him would be greatly appreciated.

  8. Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:49:52 -0400
    Name:: Leanna Hamilton
    E-mail:: revlrhamilton@comcast.net
    Location:: Berkeley, CA
    Message:: Freemasonry has always been interesting to me and I hope to come to a better understanding of my former religious connections and Freemasonry.
    RQFC-topic: Freemasonry and Mormonism
    RQFC Details: I am doing research on the parallels between Freemasonry and Mormonism. Specifically looking at 1842-1845 in Navuoo, Il and then what caused the conflict between the two organizations that led to the Mormons not being allowed to be members of the lodge in Salt Lake City until within the last few years. I am a student at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA.

  9. Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 04:04:28 -0400
    Name:: Suzan R. Wilson
    E-mail:: suzanrwilson@qwestoffice.net
    Location:: Seattle, WA 98116

    RQFC-topic: Comet Lodges
    RQFC Details: I am a scholar doing research about the origin of the word "comet" in the names of the Comet Lodges throughout the US and worldwide. My grandfather was a 32nd degree Mason, but he passed away before I could ask him any information on this. I am not aware at this point, if hte comet is a common symbol in Freemasonary, but have noted that it is a common name for lodges. If anyone can give me any information on this, I would be most grateful. Thank you.

  10. Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 14:56:52 -0400
    Name:: Ted Luster
    E-mail:: tedluster@comcast.net
    Location:: Fresno, CA USA
    Message:: Just info
    RQFC-topic: My Father
    RQFC Details: My Father was killed in 1963. He was a ? degreee Mason. Theodore Louis Luster Do you have any info on him?

  11. Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:45:32 -0400
    Name:: Barbara Calvert
    E-mail:: Imchanged1956@yahoo.com
    Location:: Valrico, Fl.
    Lodge:: Masonic Lodge #
    Lodge Loc'n:: Brandon, Fl.
    Office:: Brandon, Fl.

    RQFC-topic: Updates, Locate Friends, Become more educated, husband a mason, son-in-law a mason
    RQFC Details: Lordc66@yahoo.com wcalvert@tampabay.rr.com Imchanged1956@yahoo.com Husband mason in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada & Toronto Ontario, son-in-law mason-Jr. Warrent in Northern Marina Is., Saipan, Father-in-law was mason in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Canada & Toronto Ontario Canada, Grandfather was mason in Cleveland, Ohio & Punta Gorda, Fl. Come from long line family in masons

  12. Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 19:45:17 -0400
    Name:: paul newman
    E-mail:: paulgeoffreynewman@yahoo.es
    Location:: player de las americas,tenerife,spain
    Lodge:: 117 tenerife
    Lodge Loc'n:: guaza south tenerife
    Office:: steward
    Message:: i m a newly app mm,here in tenerife feel free to visit us
    RQFC-topic: the differance between masons in different countrys